Larger parties looking at more state funding

The parties that win the largest proportion of the vote will get substantially more in state funding than so far, while the smallest ones stand to lose the most under changed rules to party financing passed by the National Assembly on 6 July.

The amendments to the Political Parties Act reform a system adopted ten years ago under which 25% of the funds intended for political parties is divided among the parties that have won at least 1% of the vote in an election and the rest proportionally according to the election result.

Now only 10% of the money will be equally distributed...

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